Patrick Shaw

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Patrick Shaw | Associate Professor

Director of Freshman Composition. Specializes in writing program administration, modern rhetorical theory, and the history of rhetoric.

HUMB 280  |  460-7972


  • "Gertrude Stein on the Borders of Identity."  Rhetoric across Borders.  Anne Demo, ed.  Parlor Press, 2015: 95-106.
  • "Why Richard Weaver Matters."  Rhetoric: Concord and Controversy.  Antonio de Velasco and Melody Lehn, eds.  Long Grove, IL:  Waveland Press, 2012:  321-8.
  • "Program Assessment and Faculty Development."  WPA 2010Council of Writing Program Administrators Conference.  Conference Proceedings.  Web.
  • "Multiple Murders:  The Virginia Tech Massacre, Multiculturalism, and the Death of Tragic Drama."  The Journal of the Midwest Modern Language Association.  42.4 (Fall 2009): 159-80.
  • "Pathos and Paradoxes: Review of Things Kept, Things Left Behind, By Jim Tomlinson."  Southern Indiana Review.  15.1 (Spring 2008): 94-6.
  • "The Surrender to Ethos: Gertrude Stein’s ‘Introduction’ to The Speeches of Maréchal Pétain."  In Chasing Esther: Jewish Expressions of Cultural Difference. David Metzger and Peter Schulman, eds.  Santa Monica: Kol Katan Press, 2005: 9-31.
  • "God in the House of Motives: Kenneth Burke and the Dream of Medievalism."  The Year’s Work in Medievalism, IX (1994).  David Metzger, ed.  Holland, MI: Studies in Medievalism:  203-219.
  • "Review" of The Lost Cause of Rhetoric: The Relation of Rhetoric to Geometry in Aristotle and Lacan, by David Metzger.  The Writing Instructor, 1994: 43-46.